USDA ReConnect Loan & Grant Program Announced
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022
The ReConnect Loan and Grant Program furnishes loans and grants to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas. Estimated application opening date: 3rd quarter 2022. Sign up for webinars below.
ReConnect Program funds can be used to fund the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service capable of delivering 100 Mbps symmetrical service and the acquisition of an existing system not currently providing sufficient access to broadband service, under certain circumstances, and with restrictions. Up to five percent of the award may be used for preapplication expenses.
Click here for a full program overview.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - To register, visit https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_gLuh_YatTjO3eOI4pdsxsg
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - To register, visit https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_qRiAWIRJR-S_6WUZDvG_qQ
This webinar will include:
What applicants can do now to prepare for the next FOA
System Registration and Applicant Identification Requirements
A high-level look at eligibility requirements
Tips on the Application System
An opportunity to ask questions about how to prepare